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Gov. Rick Scott signs bill banning Internet sweepstakes cafes

Gov. Rick Scott discusses the Internet cafe legislation with reporters in the Capitol rotunda, shortly after he signed the measure (HB 155) into law. Photo by Bill Cotterell.

Storefront operations offering slot-like video games known as Internet sweepstakes cafés are now outlawed in the state of Florida, after Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 155 Wednesday. The law takes effect upon becoming law.

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